AMD is rolling out a new driver update for its Radeon RX GPUs that fixes an infamous black screen issue with its GPUs, for which the brand has gained quite some notoriety. The new graphics driver has the version 22.10.3 and fixes a major issue with Radeon cards on the Windows 11 22H2 update.
The latest gen Radeon RX 6000 series Navi (RDNA 2) GPUs had the black screen issue, and AMD has finally rolled out a fix for it. Furthermore, the driver update also optimises Radeon GPUs for the latest titles including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, variable rate shading in Dying Light 2, and more. It also fixes issues like Elite Dangerous crashing on Radeon RX 6000 cards, black screen issue during driver update, lower frame rates in Gotham Knights, and more.
There are still a few known issues though. For instance, World of Warship may have prediction lines missing in the latest Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs. GPU utilisation may also be stuck at 100% in Radeon performance metrics even after closing some games on products like the Radeon 750, and more. The 100% usage bug is plaguing a few Nvidia GPUs of late.
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Here’s the full changelog with details:
- Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® II
- Radeon™ Boost using Variable Rate Shading in Dying Light 2™
- Elite Dangerous may crash upon launch on Radeon™ RX 6000 series GPUs.
- Black screen may occur during driver upgrade or settings reset using Microsoft® Windows® 11 version 22H2 on Radeon™ RX 6000 series GPUs.
- Lower than expected performance on Gotham Knights™ using AMD Processors on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon™ RX 6950 XT.
- World Of Warships prediction lines may be missing on Radeon™ RX 6000 series GPUs. [Resolution targeted for 22.11.1]
- When Radeon™ Anti-Lag is enabled, a beep can be heard when pressing shift + back key. [Resolution targeted for 22.11.1]
- GPU utilization may be stuck at 100% in Radeon performance metrics after closing games on some AMD Graphics Products such as Radeon™ 570.
- Stuttering may occur during video playback using hardware acceleration with Firefox on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6900 XT Graphics.
- Brief display corruption may occur when switching between video and game windows on some AMD Graphics Products such as the Radeon™ RX 6700 XT.
To download the new AMD Radeon graphics driver, you can go to the official release notes page on the official AMD website and download it. The 22.10.3 driver is an optional beta update right now, so you will not get it automatically. Instead, you have to toggle the “Recommended + Option” choice in the Radeon software to install it automatically.
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